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Oct 30 2014

School of Health Professions Offers Health Fair Events Nov. 3 - Nov. 7

Oct 29 2014

NYIT Medical Students Deliver Hands-On Care at Health Screening Events

Oct 22 2014

Turkish Art Exhibit Opens at NYIT Gallery 61

Oct 10 2014

TEDx Explores Harmonic Tectonics

Oct 03 2014

NYIT Students Surpass the $1 Million Mark in Combined Earnings from Internships

Nov 03 2014

Online Workshop for Faculty on Classroom Management

Oct 31 2014

“The Year of Turkey 2014” - The Heritage of Turkish Art Exhibition (Extended Through November 12)

Oct 31 2014

Mini-Retreats for Scholarly Writing

Nov 03 2014

Energy Minor Information Session

Nov 04 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation I


School of Architecture & Design News
Apr 08 2009

NYIT at City Move INTERDESIGN WORKSHOP Sweden

Associate Dean Mruk was selected to participate in this year's City Move Interdesign Workshop, hosted by Sweden. An interdesign is a two-week workshop where an international team of interdisciplinary designers and professionals come together to work collaboratively on a predetermined issue of regional and/or international significance. A host country identifies a particular problem specific to their country whose solution is applicable in other international contexts.

City Move Interdesign examined socially responsible design methods to create new spaces for people. In the northern part of Sweden the mining industry continues to expand and, in certain areas, the ground is crumbling under entire cities. This poses enormous challenges to the survival of such cities and may force their populations to relocate. This project utilized interdisciplinary designers from 20 different countries to look at socially responsible design methods to create new spaces for people.

The results and documentation from the workshop will become a part of a knowledge bank showing how the process could be used in not only in Sweden but also how it can be adapted and implemented in similar areas around the world. The exhibition will travel from Stockholm to Shanghai. A documentary on the interdesign workshop will be out this fall.

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